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Prehistoric Cultures

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Video Schedule DAY

Fall 2012

for Tim Roufs' section

visual anthropology

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Video materials used in class illustrate many topics covered in this course. Consider these presentations similar to lab sessions, that is, watch them carefully and critically rather than simply watch another movie or video. The exams will include these materials, and it will be assumed that you have paid critical attention to them.

On Order:

Good supplementary videos
(especially for showing Ap
e capabilities with experimental design):
Ape Genius

NOVA (ca. 54 min., 2008, UM DULUTH Library Multimedia  QL737.P96 A64 2008 DVD)

How Does the Brain Work -- NOVA (60 min., 2011, UM Duluth Library Multimedia DVD QP376 .H69 2011)
 

Day

Date

No.

Title

Week 1 — Introduction to Anthropology / Orientation to Prehistoric Cultures
  01 Tuesday
4 Sept.
2012
   
  02 Thursday
6 Sept.
2012
UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
F2520.1.Y3 Y36 2004 DVD

Week 2 — The Development of Prehistoric Cultures
History of Thought

03 Tuesday
11 Sept.
2012
 

 

  04 Thursday
13 Sept.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN281.4 .S42 2006 DVD

Week 3 — Heredity and Evolution / Variation and Adaptation
"Heredity and Evolution"
"Modern Human Variation and Adaptation"
"Maroevolution: Processes of Vertebrate and Mammalian Evolution"

 

 

05 Tuesday
18 Sept.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
QH431 .P377 2008 DVD

  • Patterns of Variation
    (28 min., 2008, UM DULUTH Library Multimedia QH431 .P377 2008 DVD)
Tuesday
18 Sept.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN281 .J687 2003 DVD

  • Journey of Man . . . (beginning)
    (120 min., 2003, UM DULUTH Library Multimedia GN281 .J687 2003 DVD)
  06 Thursday
20 Sept.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN281 .J687 2003 DVD

  • Journey of Man . . . (continued)
    (120 min., 2003,
    UM DULUTH Library Multimedia GN281 .J687 2003 DVD)

Good supplementary video:
The Human Family Tree
(96 min., 2009, DVD 1867)
National Geographic
Genographic Project

Week 4 — An Overview of the Primates

 

07 Tuesday
25 Sept.
2012
   
Video: Ape Genius
08 Thursday
27 Sept.
2012
VC 802
 
Week 5 — Primate Behavior

 

09
Tuesday
2 Oct.
2012
VC 806
10

Thursday
4 Oct.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
QL737.P96 L37 2007 DVD

Week 6 —

Midterm Exam 1

Archaeological and Paleoanthropological Methods: Introduction

 

11 Tuesday
9 Oct.
2012
  The DAY Midterm Exam Part I is scheduled for Week 06 Day 11, Tuesday, 9 October 2012 (on Chs. 01-07)
         
12
Thursday
11 Oct.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN281 .S4 2007

Week 7 — Archaeological and Paleoanthropological Methods II

Discovering Ardi, Discovery Channel.

13
Tuesday
16 Oct.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN283.25 .D57 2009 DVD

14
Thursday
18 Oct.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN283.25 .D57 2009 DVD

Week 8 — "Hominin Origins"
Orrorin / Ardipithecus / Australopithecines / Early Homo
"Selam" " Lucy"

NOVA: Becoming Human Unearthing Our Earliest Ancestors.

15 Tuesday
23 Oct.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN282 .B436 2010 DVD

  16
Thursday
25 Oct.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN281 .O755 2005 DVD

Week 9 — "Homo erectus and Contemporaries"
Java (Pithecanthropus) / "Peking Man" (Homo erectus pekinensis) / "Turkana Boy"
"The First Dispersal of the Genus Homo: Homo erectus and Contemporaries"

 

17 Tuesday
30 Oct.
2012
   

NOVA: Becoming Human Unearthing Our Earliest Ancestors.

18 Thursday
1 Nov.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN282 .B436 2010 DVD

         

Week 10 — Premodern Humans
Neandertals and Other Archaic Homo sapiens ("Heidelberg Man")

Midterm Exam 2

Gibraltar I: Reconstruction of a ca. four-year-old Neandertal

Gibraltar I: Reconstruction of a ca. four-year-old Neandertal
PBS
Neandertal
(aka Homo neanderthalensis or Homo sapiens neandertalensis)
Homo sapiens sapiens

19 Tuesday
6 Nov.
2012
VC 4333
  20
Thursday
8 Nov
2012
  The DAY Midterm Exam Part II Week 10 Day 20, is scheduled for Thursday, 8 November 2012, on Chs. 8-11

Week 11 — "Premodern Humans" & Modern Humans II
Neandertals and Other Archaic Homo sapiens ("Heidelberg Man") and "The Hobbit" and Homo sapiens sapiens

NOVA: Becoming Human Unearthing Our Earliest Ancestors.
21 Tuesday
13 Nov.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN282 .B436 2010 DVD

 

"Hobbit" (Homo floresiensis)  artist's reconstruction.

"A male Homo floresiensis may have looked something like this"
(Image: National Geographic) -- BBC

22 Thursday
15 Nov.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN855.I6 A55 2009 DVD


Week 12 — Modern Humans
Homo sapiens sapiens
tools: lithic

 

23 Tuesday
20 Nov.
2012
VC 2841
    Tuesday
20 Nov.
2012
VC 4261
         
    Thursday
22 Nov.
2012
  Thanksgiving
         
  24
Tuesday
27 Nov.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN286 .H666 2004 DVD

Week 13 — Hunting / Gathering / Foraging

"Early Holocene Hunters and Gatherers"
Ethnographic Analogy and the Method of Controlled Comparison

 

25
Thursday
29 Nov.

2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
DT1058.K86 H86 2004 DVD

  • The Hunters
    (72 min., 1958, UM DULUTH Library Multimedia DT1058.K86 H86 2004 DVD)
         
  26
Tuesday
4 Dec.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
QP82 .P38 2008 DVD

  • Patterns of Adaptation
    (28 min., 2008, UM DULUTH Library Multimedia QP82 .P38 2008 DVD)

Week 14 — "Food Production"
The Neolithic

 

The Neolithic
27
Thursday
6 Dec.
2012
VC 3906, pt. 1
New and Old World Civilizations

collapse
28
Tuesday
11 Dec.
2012

VC 1981

NOTE:
This is NOT the 1998 program by the same name (UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
GN778.22.I8 I23 1998 DVD)

 

  • Another good supplementary video: 
    Iceman Murder Mystery -- NOVA
    (60 min., 2011, UM Duluth Library Multimedia GN776.22.I8 I24 2011 DVD)

 

Week 15 — "The First Civilizations"
29 Thursday
13 Dec.
2012

UM DULUTH Library Multimedia
CC165 .O97 1993b DVD Disc 4

  • *"The Collapse"
    from the Out of the Past series
    (60 min., 1993, UM DULUTH Library Multimedia CC165 .O97 1993b DVD Disc 4)
30 NA f2012  
  • Quest for Phoenicians
    (ca. 60 min., 2006, UM DULUTH Library Multimedia DS81 .Q478 2006 DVD)
     

* time permitting

Week 16 — Final Exam

       

The f2012 DAY Final Prehistoric Cultures Exam will be at 2:00-3:55 a.m. on Wednesday, 19 December 2012, in Cina 214
on Chs. 12-15, general trends and important concepts from Chs. 01 - 15, and all class materials



Check with National Geographic, Discovery, and Nova for future programs

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